Rouge Dragon Pursuivant

Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is a junior officer of arms of the College of Arms, named after the red dragon of Wales.

Rouge Dragon Pursuivant
The heraldic badge of Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary
 
Heraldic traditionGallo-British
JurisdictionEngland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Governing bodyCollege of Arms

The current Rouge Dragon Pursuivant is Adam Tuck who was appointed on 12 June 2019. The office had been vacant since April 2010 when the previous holder, Clive Cheesman was appointed to the office of Richmond Herald of Arms in Ordinary.

Holders of the office

Arms Name Date of appointment Ref
William Tyndale or Tendale (Henry VII)
Thomas Bysley (Henry VII/Henry VIII)
William Hasyng or Hastings (1521)
Thomas Mylner or Milner or Miller 1530–1536
Fulk ap Howell 1536–1539
Martin Maroffe 1539–1553
William Colbarne or Cowarne 1553–1564
Edmund Knight 1564–1574
Nicholas Paddy 1574–1588
John Raven 1588–1597
William Smith 1597–1618
John Philipot 1618–1624
Thomas Thompson 1624–1637
Edward Walker 1637–1638
Henry Lilly 1638
William Crowne 1638–1661
Everard Exton 1659–1661 (intruded)
Francis Sandford 1661–1676
Thomas May 1676–1677
Gregory King 1677–1689
Piers Mauduit 1689–1691
Hugh Clopton 1691–1700
John Hare 1700–1704
Dudley Downs 1704–1719
Arthur Shepherd 1719–1756
Henry Hill 1756–1758
Thomas Sherriff 1758–1763 [1]
Thomas Locke 1763–1774
Ralph Bigland 1774–1780
Benjamin Pingo 1780–1786 [2]
James Monson Philips 1786–1797
James Cathrow 1797–1813 [3]
Charles George Young 1813–1820 [4]
Francis Townsend 1820–1833 [5]
James Rock 1833 [6]
Thomas William King 1833–1848 [7]
Edward Stephen Dendy 1848–1859 [8]
George Edward Cokayne, Esq., FSA 1859–1870 [9]
Sir William Henry Weldon, KCVO, FSA 1870–1880 [10]
Sir Alfred Scott Scott-Gatty, KCVO, KJStJ, FSA 1880–1886 [11]
Sir Albert William Woods, GCVO, KCB, KCMG, KGStJ, FSA 1886–1893 [12]
Everard Green, Esq., FSA 1893–1911 [13]
Sir Algar Henry Stafford Howard, KCB, KCVO, MC, TD 1911–1919 [14]
Lt. Alexander Warren Drury Mitton 1919–1922 [15]
Sir John Dunamace Heaton-Armstrong, MVO 1922–1926 [16]
Eric Neville Geijer, Esq., MC, FSA 1926–1941 [17]
Michael Roger Trappes-Lomax, Esq., FSA 1946–1951
Robin Ian Evelyn Milne Stuart de la Lanne-Mirrlees, Esq. 1952–1962 [18]
Sir Conrad Marshall John Fisher Swan, KCVO, PhD, FSA 1962–1968 [19]
Theobald Mathew, Esq. 1970–1978 [20]
Patric Dickinson, Esq. 1978–1989 [21]
Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke, Esq. 1989–1995 [22]
Clive Edwin Alexander Cheesman, Esq., PhD 1998–2010 [23]
Adam Simon Tuck, Esq., MA, MA 2019–present [24]

See also

References

Citations
  1. "No. 9805". The London Gazette. 1 July 1758. p. 1.
  2. "No. 12080". The London Gazette. 2 May 1780. p. 4.
  3. "No. 14015". The London Gazette. 3 June 1797. p. 511.
  4. "No. 16768". The London Gazette. 28 August 1813. p. 1706.
  5. "No. 2811". The Edinburgh Gazette. 6 June 1820. p. 171.
  6. "No. 19042". The London Gazette. 26 April 1833. p. 794.
  7. "No. 19049". The London Gazette. 21 May 1833. p. 950.
  8. "No. 20869". The London Gazette. 20 June 1848. p. 2312.
  9. "No. 22336". The London Gazette. 13 December 1859. p. 4711.
  10. "No. 23581". The London Gazette. 28 January 1870. p. 535.
  11. "No. 24840". The London Gazette. 30 April 1880. p. 2785.
  12. "No. 25637". The London Gazette. 26 October 1886. p. 5158.
  13. "No. 26382". The London Gazette. 14 March 1893. p. 1615.
  14. "No. 28545". The London Gazette. 27 October 1911. p. 7794.
  15. "No. 13527". The London Gazette. 18 November 1919. p. 3612.
  16. "No. 32665". The London Gazette. 7 April 1922. p. 2813.
  17. "No. 14281". The London Gazette. 26 October 1926. p. 1190.
  18. "No. 39549". The London Gazette. 23 May 1952. p. 2814.
  19. "No. 42854". The London Gazette. 11 December 1962. p. 9648.
  20. "No. 45066". The London Gazette. 24 March 1970. p. 3415.
  21. "No. 47662". The London Gazette. 13 October 1978. p. 12188.
  22. "No. 51633". The London Gazette (https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/51633/supplement/1289). 1 February 1989. p. 1289.
  23. "No. 55318". The London Gazette. 23 November 1998. p. 12727.
  24. Rouge Dragon Pursuivant, College of Arms, 12 June 2019, retrieved 13 June 2019
Bibliography
  • The College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street : being the sixteenth and final monograph of the London Survey Committee, Walter H. Godfrey, assisted by Sir Anthony Wagner, with a complete list of the officers of arms, prepared by H. Stanford London, (London, 1963)
  • A History of the College of Arms &c, Mark Noble, (London, 1804)
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